Nome’s City Council has certified this week’s election, confirming all early winners.
With the polls closed and preliminary results in, it looks like Nome will be saying “Hello Central” to a new mayor — and to new members of the school board, City Council, and the Norton Sound Economic Development Council.
The school board discussed upgrades — from emergency lighting to payroll processing — at their work session last week.
Dividends, board elections, and “Young Providers” awards are on the schedule for BSNC’s annual meeting, set for Saturday, Oct. 3, in Nome’s Mini Convention Center.
Irene Navarro and Charlotte “Jane” Kava are running unopposed for re-election. Aurora Johnson faces competition from Annabelle Cunningham, and Sherman Richard challenges Reggie Barr.
Nome’s City Council heard of a $1 million budget surplus alongside claims the city was facilitating an alleged “fraudulent election” this coming Tuesday.
At Seat C, Nancy Mendenhall and John Tidwell are vying to replace Betsy Brennan. Meanwhile, Keith Conger is running unopposed for Seat D.
City Council Seat C: Tobin Sees a ‘Burst’ of Arctic Attention, Incumbent Pomeranz Focuses on Cost of Living
Nome’s port, new museum, and future expansion are the focus of the two candidates for Nome City Council Seat C.
Nome’s port, and public safety as it related to substance abuse, were highlighted as top priorities for the three candidates for Nome City Council Seat D.
A “disappointing” well in the company’s Burger J prospect in the Chukchi Sea has led the oil company to “cease further exploration activity in offshore Alaska.”